Effect of concentrate and urea molasses mineral block supplementation on the blood biochemistry of off season Mecheri lambs#

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0555.2015.00070.9    | Article Id: B-2619 | Page : 409-412
Citation :- Effect of concentrate and urea molasses mineral block supplementation on the blood biochemistry of off season Mecheri lambs#.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2015.(49):409-412
J. Muralidharan*, S. Jayachandran, A.K. Thiruvenkadan D. Anandha prakash singh and K. Sivakumar lpmmurali@yahoo.com
Address : Department of Livestock Production and Management, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal - 637 002, India.

Abstract

A study was undertaken to assess the blood biochemical parameters of off season Mecheri male lambs, under concentrate and urea molasses mineral block (UMMB) supplementation. In the growth trial, 24 lambs in three groups of eight lambs each were reared under grazing for a period of 180 days; T1 - Grazing alone, T2- Grazing + concentrate supplementation, T3 - Grazing + UMMB supplementation. Blood samples were collected at 30, 60, 90, 120, 150 and 180 days of experiment. Serum protein increased (P ambs were influenced by supplementation.

Keywords

Blood biochemistry Concentrate Mecheri lambs Supplementation UMMB.

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